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1 room, 2 adults

Sarova Panafric, Nairobi, Kenya

3.5-star3.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator
Junction of Kenyatta Ave and Valley Rd., Nairobi, 00100, Kenya

Suburban hotel with outdoor pool, connected to the convention center, near Nairobi Gallery
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Free WiFi
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Elevator
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Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Delicious food

Sarova Panafric, Nairobi, Kenya

from NZ$215
  • Executive Room
  • Executive Twin Room

What’s around Sarova Panafric, Nairobi, Kenya


  • Yaya Centre - 35 min walk
  • Nairobi Gallery - 11 min walk
  • Uhuru Park - 12 min walk
  • Kenyatta International Convention Centre - 21 min walk
  • Nairobi National Museum - 27 min walk
  • Nairobi National Park - 5.8 mi / 9.4 km
  • United Nations Office at Nairobi - 6.1 mi / 9.9 km
  • Giraffe Centre - 7.1 mi / 11.4 km

Getting around

  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) - 36 min drive
  • Nairobi (WIL-Wilson) - 15 min drive
  • Syokimau SGR Railway Station - 31 min drive
  • Syokimau Station - 36 min drive
  • Nairobi Station - 39 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 162 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free valet parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1969
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Be entertained
  • LED TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Sarova Panafric, Nairobi, Kenya’s small print

Also known as

  • Panafric
  • Sarova Panafric Hotel Nairobi
  • Panafric Sarova
  • Sarova Panafric
  • Sarova Panafric Hotel
  • Sarova Panafric Hotel Nairobi
  • Sarova Panafric Nairobi
  • Panafric Hotel Nairobi
  • Sarova Panafric Hotel
  • Sarova Panafric Nairobi


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Transfers via airport shuttle are required and must be arranged at least 24 hours before travel by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

The spa is accessible for USD 30 per person, per day

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 per person (one way)

Airport shuttle service for children between the ages of 4 and 12 costs USD 20

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Sarova Panafric, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Is there a pool at Sarova Panafric?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Sarova Panafric?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • Is parking offered at Sarova Panafric?
    Yes, there's free valet parking.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Sarova Panafric?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 30 per person one way.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Sarova Panafric?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • What is there to do near Sarova Panafric?
    Recommended spots to visit include Nairobi Gallery (11-min walk) and Uhuru Park (12-min walk), along with Kenyatta International Convention Centre (1.1 mi) and Nairobi National Museum (1.4 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Sarova Panafric?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 80 reviews

Very good 8.0
Sarova Panafric, great place for a longer business
Staff was great in ensuring I could be given a room in the wing that was least affected by the building activities, showed several rooms and chalets, for me to choose! Rooms were outstanding!
Wlllem, ie3 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Nice hotel, helpful staff.
A very nice hotel. Even for the money you're getting a good room and the breakfast options are brilliant. There was construction work going on when I was there, and the pool heater wasn't working, so it was very cold to swim in. But that's not permanent so should be over and done with by next year, one would hope... Nairobi is an absolute dump. The area around the hotel is noisy, polluted and dangerous - and even the hotel staff would agree on the last point. Don't even attempt to walk around outside. Not worth the hassle. Just order an Uber to the hotel. Most drivers take a little while to find the entrance so allow 20 mins for waiting. The people working in the hotel are very helpful and even accommodated my bag for the day after I checked out. I picked it up on my way to the airport. My favourite thing was the gym, and James, who became my personal trainer every day. Thanks!
Adrian, gb3 night trip
Very good 8.0
Nice hotel but under construction!
This is a beautiful hotel, but currently under construction - which is not noted anywhere in their information! It was a lovely Sunday evening check-in. Everything was perfect until Monday morning, 9 a.m., when the jack hammers started and we were far from awake from a late night before. The pool is nearly unusable as a result and the dust created and noise mean no windows open. The progress they are making will create a more beautiful hotel in the end, but it will be sometime in mid-2020 until this is completed.
Laurin, us2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
A great location undergoing major renovation.
The customer service was extremely pleasant--the field-staff from the Reception gate to the Gym make every effort to make you feel at home, and I really appreciated the same. However, there is a massive Renovation effort going on (with controlled explosions and constant machinery/drilling from 8:30 am until 5 pm during weekdays--no one mentioned about this. There were smaller things like--having room-service menu in the room; or, not insisting on payments of individual meals (when an entire stay was pre-booked and paid for) could have gone a long way in making the stay more hospitable
KARTHIK, in5 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place! Air conditioned rooms. Quite place
Robinson, us1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Under renovation, will be great when done
Nice hotel under renovation so there is a downside now. Half is semi demolished, no pool and not a great view. Other than that it’s one of the best in Nairobi.
Otis, ca2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Friendly staff
Great location, staff was very friendly and welcoming. They will recommend you different places for you to have a wonderful experience
Elva, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Old Nairobi Gem
Excellent hotel, wonderful and professional staff. Very central as far as location goes. I'll definitely be back. Thank you.
George, my5 night business trip
Very good 8.0
The hotel was comfortable, the staff were friendly and helpful just a few annoying things like -: - to ring downstairs reception from your room you are diverted to a central number and have to say which hotel you are in and then be diverted again - I requested a wake up call and I was not phoned until 10 mins to my departure time... I could have missed my flight - my friend asked reception if she could have an early breakfast to which she was told she did not need to pre-order with it being Ramadan breakfast would start serving at 4:00am... when she went the next morning she was told she should have pre-ordered and therefore couldn't have breakfast. All in all it was a pleasant stay and I would go back again.
gb3 night trip with friends
Poor 2.0
not worth it
when check-in, the bathroom was not clean and even look that it was used Housekeeping is terrible, i had to wait 4 hours to bring shampoo, reminded them 5 times
Naser, gb2 night business trip

Sarova Panafric, Nairobi, Kenya

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